Beyond Seven Review No. 53

Posted on Wed 23 September 2020 in Beyond Seven Review

Counterantidisintermediation 🌔

  • How to Buy Drugs
    LRB piece on how the online drug market has changed the drug trade.

Free/libre and open-source software 🌺

Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺

  • White Words
    Aaron Bady on the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. "“Eskimos Have Fifty Words for Snow” is an amazing phrase, because every word in it is wrong."
  • Statement on Gender and Language
    Statement on Gender and Language by the National Council of Teachers of English

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Articles from blogs I follow around the net

Devangari

No, that's not a mistake. My son just called me about some Hindi books I wanted him to order for me.  He asked, "Do they have to be in Romanization, or is it all right if they are in Devangari?" The way he said the word "Devangari" mad…

via Language Log October 26, 2020
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter*in im Forschungsdatenmanagement (m/w/d) gesucht. Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L (50%), befristet bis 31.03.2022, Bewerbung bis 31.10.2020.

Das Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa (GWZO) e.V. erforscht in vergleichender Perspektive die historischen und kulturellen Entwicklungsprozesse in der Region zwischen Ostsee, Schwarzem Meer und Adria von der Spätantike bis zu…

via DHd-Blog October 20, 2020
Pathfinding diagram improvements, part 2

In the last post I described improving the diagrams on my Tower Defense page. Once I finished that, I moved on to my other pathfinding pages, starting with the A* page. inline legend Frontier expansion diagram: I didn't find a good way to put labels on …

via Blobs in Games August 31, 2020

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